Centerville resident Matt Ribar, who is 32, has never missed a State Fair.
WHITE BEAR LAKE — Ramsey County Water Patrol has an eye on misbehaving boaters. Actually anyone piloting a watercraft within view of a pole-mounted camera in front of Chateauguet is under surveillance. And that goes for people pooping on the beach.
NISSWA — An overgrown baseball field in northern Minnesota is a peaceful place on a Sunday afternoon, but it’s also a line of defense. Several volunteers armed with nets walk carefully around small, anthill-like burrows, waiting for their targets.
A GenZ Connections class of 11 White Bear Lake Area Schools (WBLAS)’ Career Pathways students – four automotive and seven manufacturing – celebrated the completion of the six-week internship program on July 22 at Buerkle Automotive Group. The number of industry partners this summer grew to 1…
The Stillwater Area School Board is still at odds over Superintendent Denise Pontrelli's future with the district.
WHITE BEAR LAKE — The watchdog group founded to hold Water Gremlin accountable for toxic air emissions says the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is failing to enforce imposed limits.
White Bear Lake resident Olivia Richter departed in April 2018 to serve as a volunteer in the Peace Corps Nepal Food Security Project. She is working with farmers, women and children to improve the livelihood and nutrition of a water-scarce rural community.
While driving, Minnesotans should ensure that their hands remain on their wheels—and not on their phones. Holding a cell phone while operating a motor vehicle is now illegal in Minnesota, as the hands-free cellphone bill, signed by Gov. Tim Walz in April, took effect Aug. 1.
MARINE ON ST. CROIX — Construction has long been a male-dominated industry, but the Power Girls program at Camp Lakamanga aims to change that.
SCANDIA — Constituents from Minnesota's 6th Congressional District filled Scandia City Hall last week for a town hall meeting with U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer (R). Questions covered a range of concerns, from gun safety in schools to war with Iran to mining in the Boundary Waters.
MAPLEWOOD — Gov. Tim Walz said he was pleased with how the Legislature compromised for the good of Minnesota this session but is not yet satisfied because the state left several important issues unsolved this year. These include roads, climate change and gun violence.
Most students are lucky if they get to study abroad once during their college years, but Centennial grad Emilie Tomas has done that three times and counting.
CIRCLE PINES—Summer weeks are filled with avenues for parents to give their kids new experiences to keep them learning while school is out. Sports, church, arts and music are a few. Thanks to Code Championship, parents can now add computer coding to that list of activities.
It was standing room only at the Stillwater Area School Board meeting Thursday night. Community members, many wearing t-shirts and stickers with the words “Ponies 4 Pontrelli,” packed the room to voice their opinions on the board's recent efforts to force out Superintendent Denise Pontrelli.
WHITE BEAR LAKE — At its July 15 meeting, the school board unanimously approved a big ask — a $326 million bond referendum — to be on the ballot this fall.
At 6 a.m. Saturday, July 27, biodegradable purple balloons will lift into the sky carrying messages to heaven as part of White Bear Lake's Relay for Life closing ceremony. Two of the balloons will carry names of the people largely responsible for starting the fundraising campaign 25 years ago.
Mary Trumper couldn't say “no” when Keith and Patty Warner put a call out for volunteers at their church. They were starting a White Bear Lake Relay for Life event to support cancer research and needed people to help. It was 1994. Trumper has been involved every year since — with husband Lew…